Motor Vehicle Accident

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Understanding Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries

Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) can result in a wide range of injuries, ranging from minor cuts and bruises to more severe trauma affecting muscles, bones, and internal organs. Common injuries sustained in MVAs include whiplash, fractures, concussions, and soft tissue injuries.

Symptoms of Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries may include:

  • Pain: Varies in intensity and location depending on the type and severity of the injury. Pain may be acute or develop into chronic pain over time.
  • Stiffness: Particularly in the neck, shoulders, and back.
  • Headaches: Often accompanied by neck pain or stiffness, and may be indicative of a concussion.
  • Numbness or tingling: In the extremities, indicating nerve involvement.
  • Difficulty concentrating: Cognitive symptoms may arise following a head injury or concussion.
  • Emotional distress: Anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop in response to the accident.

Chronic Pain Treatment for Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries

While some injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident may heal with time and appropriate treatment, managing chronic pain is essential for improving symptoms and restoring function.

Medications

Over-the-counter pain relievers like acetaminophen or NSAIDs can help alleviate pain and inflammation. Prescription medications may be necessary for more severe pain.
Infusion Therapy

Infusion therapy involves the administration of medication directly into the bloodstream via intravenous (IV) or subcutaneous (under the skin) routes. This treatment method is often used for managing chronic pain when other treatments have been ineffective.

Surgery

In cases where conservative treatments fail to provide relief or for severe injuries, surgical intervention may be necessary to repair or reconstruct damaged tissues.

Cannabis

Cannabis shows promise as a potential treatment for chronic pain, but its effectiveness varies among individuals, and more research is needed to understand its long-term effects fully.
Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is a holistic approach to pain management that involves the manipulation of soft tissues, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia. It can be an effective complementary treatment for chronic pain conditions, providing relief from muscle tension, improving circulation, and promoting relaxation.

Injections

Injections such as epidural steroid injections or nerve blocks may provide targeted pain relief for specific injuries or conditions.
Acupuncture
Traditional Chinese therapy involving the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body to promote relaxation, reduce pain, and improve overall well-being.

Why Choose Avella for Motor Vehicle Accident Injury Treatments

At Avella you will work closely with our physicians to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and symptoms. With proper care and management, many people with motor vehicle accident related injuries can experience significant improvement in their symptoms and quality of life.

Living with chronic pain following an MVA can be challenging, but with the right approach, it is possible to manage symptoms and improve quality of life. At Avella, we provide personalized management plans to treat motor vehicle accident related injuries in order to minimize discomfort and maximize function.

NOTE: Avella staff is well versed in navigating the paperwork for automobile insurance providers through HCAI (for car accident related injury), extended health insurance providers, WSIB (for work related injury) as well as Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Sharma and her staff provide me with pain management in so many forms, and this clinic is the most valuable resource in providing me with better quality of life. Dr. Sharma truly cares and listens, and believes me when I talk about my experience and pain. I have followed her from two other clinics and I’m very glad I could! I can count on this clinic and I feel confident in the fact that they care, and that’s a great feeling to have with any doctor.

Lauren Alexandra

Dr. Sharma and the staff are very welcoming and supportive. The office is very organized and responds well to emergencies when they arise. I appreciate the calm and empathic approach that the clinic takes when dealing with pain. This clinic also consistently is getting in cutting edge treatments into the office that improve the wellbeing of the clients they serve. I would fully recommend treatment with Dr. Sharma and at Avella Injury and Pain Management.

Rachel Moxam

Our daughter has a degenerative disorder which involves both chronic and acute pain. Dr. Sharma has been instrumental in helping to manage our daughter’s pain; she listens to our daughter and has implemented a personalized, comprehensive pain management program, which she assesses and modifies as our daughter’s condition changes. Dr. Sharma has been a major part of our lives for a number of years now, and when she opened the Avella Injury and Pain Clinic, we followed her here.
Chris McKerlie

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